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Suspect charged in death of Pasquotank County man

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Posted at 2:39 PM, Dec 31, 2015
and last updated 2016-01-05 09:59:13-05

Harold Clyde Griffin, Jr.

Pasquotank County, N.C. – Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man in the murder of Timothy Leon Stokley III.

Harold Clyde Griffin, Jr. was arrested and charged with first degree murder on January 4.

Deputies were dispatched to reports of a man lying in the roadway in the 1200 block of Sawyer Road in the Newland section of the county shortly after midnight on December 31.

They found 37-year-old Stokley dead from gunshot wounds.

Stokley had previously lived in the Crooked Run Road area of Pasquotank County and had just returned to the area after previously moving away.